Black River Trail Loop

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Black River Trail Loop is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Chester, New Jersey that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
839 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

fishing

hiking

road biking

rock climbing

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

muddy

rocky

scramble

Take I-80 West to Exit 27A and continue south on U.S. Route 206 for 8.0 miles. Turn right onto County Route 513 and follow it for 1.2 miles to the entrance to Cooper Mill Park, on the left side of the road.

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15 days ago

Better for hiking than trail running, but a very good trail system to de-stress oneself and commune with nature. Leave earbuds in the car and enjoy the sounds of nature.

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17 days ago

Fun trails with cool sights.

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23 days ago

Nice steady pace; great creeks

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1 month ago

This was a great hike! loved the scenic views of the river and waterfalls. We took the blue trail to the orange trail to the red trail then finished with the green trail before going back to blue. The blue trail was an easy trec along the river. The orange trail was absolutely beautiful. Butterflies and bees buzzed around the wild flowers. the red trail was a bit more difficult through the woods, up and down rocky terrine. The green trail led us to some historic rock ruins and down to a beautiful waterfall.

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1 month ago

Solid trail with a nice pace and mix of terrain. Great way to spend a sunny afternoon.

1 month ago

Favorite part was discovering an abandoned stone house by a small waterfall. Caught a couple fish out there too. Great trail for beginners

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